Stop the grocery guesswork. With this shopping list in hand, you won't need to scan labels or compare brands. We've sampled, tested, and rated hundreds of products to find the healthiest, tastiest foods for men. Stock your cart with these picks and you're halfway to the body you want.
Breads and Grains
1) Best Cereal
Kashi Whole Wheat Biscuits, Cinnamon Harvest
One bowl packs the fiber you need to stay full until lunch.
Per 2 oz (28 biscuits): 180 calories, 6 g protein, 43 g carbs (5 g fiber), 1 g fat
2) Best Instant Oatmeal
Quaker Weight Control Instant Oatmeal, Cinnamon
This morning meal has a sane number of calories and won't jolt your tastebuds with too much sugar.
Per packet: 160 calories, 7 g protein, 29 g carbs (6 g fiber), 3 g fat
3) Best Steel-Cut Oats
Arrowhead Mills Organic Steel Cut Oats Hot Cereal
It's nuttier and more filling than instant oatmeal.
Per 1/4 cup: 160 calories, 6 g protein, 27 g carbs (8 g fiber), 3 g fat
4) Best Granola
Nature's Path Organic Pomegran Plus Granola with Cherries
Mix it into Greek yogurt (# 57).
Per 3/4 cup: 250 calories, 5 g protein, 38 g carbs (4 g fiber), 9 g fat
5) Best Breakfast Bar
Kind Plus Almond Cashew + Omega-3
A crunchy, craving-busting bar with just nine ingredients.
Per bar: 150 calories, 4 g protein, 18 g carbs (4 g fiber), 9 g fat
6) Best Bagel
Pepperidge Farm Whole Grain
Slap a scrambled egg (#60) on one of these for a protein-packed start to your day.
Per bagel: 250 calories, 11 g protein, 49 g carbs (6 g fiber), 1.5 g fat
7) Best English Muffin
Rudi's Organic Whole Grain Wheat English Muffins
Upgrade your breakfast: Top it with tomato, egg, and Swiss (#49).
Per muffin: 120 calories, 5 g protein, 23 g carbs (3 g fiber), 1 g fat
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8) Best Sliced Bread
Arnold Grains & More Bread, 100% Whole Wheat Triple Health
No high-fructose corn syrup and plenty of fiber.
Per slice: 100 calories, 4 g protein, 20 g carbs (6 g fiber), 2 g fat
9) Best Burger Bun
Arnold Select Sandwich Thins, Whole Wheat
Less bread so you can taste more meat.
Per bun: 100 calories, 5 g protein, 21 g carbs (5 g fiber), 1 g fat
10) Best Hot Dog Roll
Pepperidge Farm Classic Whole Grain White
A tasty bun that stands up to loads of sauerkraut.
Per roll: 110 calories, 6 g protein, 21 g carbs (2 g fiber), 1 g fat
11) Best Tortilla
La Tortilla Factory Smart & Delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oil Multi Grain Soft Wrap
Per tortilla: 100 calories, 9 g protein, 18 g carbs (12 g fiber), 3.5 g fat
12) Best Pita
Weight Watchers 100% Whole Wheat
Perfect for a sandwich on the go.
Per pita: 100 calories, 7 g protein, 24 g carbs (9 g fiber), 1 g fat
13) Best Pizza Crust
Rustic Crust Organic Great Grains
Top with thinly sliced potatoes, chopped leeks, prosciutto, and blue cheese; bake at 450°F for 15 minutes.
Per 1/6 crust: 140 calories, 5 g protein, 25 g carbs (1 g fiber), 1.5 g fat
14) Best Whole-Wheat Pasta
Bionaturae Organic 100% Whole Wheat Spaghetti
A whole-wheat pasta that doesn't taste like cardboard.
Per 2 oz: 180 calories, 7 g protein, 35 g carbs (6 g fiber), 1.5 g fat
15) Best Regular Pasta
Ronzoni Smart Taste Spaghetti
It's smart because it has as much calcium as a glass of milk and three times the fiber of regular pasta.